$60,019
Avg. Salary
$25.12
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,027

Bonus

$1,250

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a PHP Web Developer is $25.12 per hour.

The average pay for a PHP Web Developer is $60,019 per year.

10%
$12.86
10%
$25.12
50%
$46.15
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90%
MEDIAN $25.12
10%
$38k
10%
$60k
50%
$92k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $60,019
$38,477 - $91,594
$38K
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$92K
MEDIAN: $60,019
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$12.86 - $46.15
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$0$92K
Salary $38,477 - $91,594
Bonus $0.00 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,655 - $92,991
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 293
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $12.86 - $46.15
Overtime $14.54 - $67.27
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,655 - $92,991
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

Job Description for PHP Web Developer

A PHP web developer works with that programming language to implement an organization’s web design and help establish its web presence. While some design elements may figure into a PHP web developer’s job, much of his or her work revolves around bringing the vision of a web designer or design team to reality. Additionally, the PHP web developer works with the web site’s infrastructure on all consumer functions it is expected to fulfill. The development of these consumer-related functions may be as simple as implementing contact forms or formats or as extensive as developing a full e-commerce solution for the company’s website. In that latter case, the PHP web developer must be familiar with developing secure web solutions for business and sales transactions and understand how to create an infrastructure that supports these needs.

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PHP Web Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software for web sites.
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.

Common Career Paths for PHP Web Developer


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For PHP Web Developers, progressing to a Senior Software Engineer role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Senior Software Engineer can earn $94K annually. When PHP Web Developers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Senior Web Developers or PHP Developers. Those roles pay an additional $23K and $3K, respectively.

PHP Web Developer Job Listings

Popular Skills for PHP Web Developer


PHP Web Developers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Drupal, Asynchronous Javascript and XML Web Development, Object Oriented Programming, and PHP are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Apache / Apache HTTP Server, Ajax, and SQL. Most people who know MySQL also know JavaScript.

Pay Difference by Location

13%

-16%

National Average: $59,420

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 33 percent, PHP Web Developers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. PHP Web Developers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+18 percent) and Los Angeles (+9 percent). PHP Web Developers in St. Louis make 36 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Chicago and Seattle (12 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

PHP Web Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a PHP Web Developer?

PHP Web Developer in Las Vegas:
"It's pretty relaxed, but hectic at times."
Pros: Having some degree of coding in my own style and adding to the creativity of the final product.
Cons: Working slightly below scale, and not always getting the credit for my contributions

PHP Web Developer in Houston:
"Current Position."
Pros: I enjoy who I work with the most. I work for and with amazing individuals/
Cons: I dislike the pay rate in which I get paid for my services.

PHP Web Developer in Tampa:
"This position is for obsessive and insurlar individuals."
If you are an extrovert, crave human interaction or just like to talk, go into another field.

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Key Stats for PHP Web Developer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects PHP Web Developer Salaries

▲30%

▲11%

National Average
$59,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect PHP Web Developer Salaries

Drupal
▲3%


National Average
$59,000

PHP
▼6%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▼6%


▼8%

▼9%

▼9%


▼11%


▼13%

SQL
▼13%

▼14%

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 32%